[Podcast] Trends Day 7: Spider pass, play-action, misdirection, a-gap pressures

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 10/3/2019

On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of FirstDown PlayBook, and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, to continue the “Trends-Day” series. The trio continues to analyze different plays and concepts throughout the collegiate and professional landscape, including quarterbacks returning under center, the use of misdirection and shot plays.

1:05 Going back under center

3:45 How defenses respond to QBs under center

8:28 Misdirection

16:55 Shot plays

19:05 Play-action shots

22:30 The mesh play

27:15 Back to strong defensive football

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